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16/05/2022
Translation
Have you ever wondered how internet content is generated in order to reach the as many people as possible? In our globalised world, language learning has become a must for many professionals. But what happens when we are looking for certain information on the web and we don't speak the language it appears in? That’s when translation services become an indispensable element. Over the last few...
25/04/2022
Translation
The practice of translation is a source of suspicion. Translating involves interpretations and, consequently, can generate different reactions in terms of ethics, literary or accuracy. The Italian expression 'traduttore, traditore' can be translated as ‘translator, traitor' and refers to the implicit imprecision of the act of translating . However, although transparency and accuracy are probably...
18/04/2022
Translation
In a world dominated by globalisation and more interconnected than ever, translation mistakes continue to occur in very sensitive situations and environments. For example, around 2013, the Spanish press reported that a European Commission spokesman had described Minister Wert's statements as “rubbish”. Although Dennis Abbot, the education spokesman, had used the word “ rubbish ”, it was not meant...
11/04/2022
Translation
The translation practice goes back to the very origin of human language . In a broader sense, almost everything in this world is a translation of something; as Derrida, the famous French philosopher, says, even the real work of a writer is a translation of his own thoughts. Translation is inseparable from people's lives. With this in mind, let's take a closer look at how this fascinating...
01/04/2022
Translation
Obviously more and more people are surfing that more and more are surfing in the cyberspace. That’s why it’s necessary to translate the all the web pages. You might look for website in another language because you cannot find the information your looking for in your own language or you may want to boost your business by broadening horizons and breaking down geographical barriers. Anyways, you may...
08/12/2021
Translation
When we talk about data sheet , we refer to a document which includes the main characteristics , composition and applications of a certain product, providing detailed information of its features. In a globalized world like ours, the translation of data sheets is essential from a marketing point of view: it is not possible to sell if the consumer does not understand how the product works. Before...
01/12/2021
Translation
With globalisation, more and more pharmaceutical companies have started to expand their international presence. One of the main challenges for this is the language barrier . Due to the informative function of package leaflets, it is crucial to translate them into the official language of the country where they are supposed to be marketed. Package leaflets are technical documents which, when...
17/11/2021
Translation
Technical translation of specialised documents consists in translating technical documents. That is, documents dealing with science, engineering, industry and technology. Thus, one could say that technical translation is part of scientific translation, which encompasses all sciences and therefore also includes technical translation. This is why it is sometimes also known as scientific-technical...
10/11/2021
Translation
If you are looking for IT translations , it’s probably because you have successfully developed a programme, application or platform that you want to distribute in different countries. In the IT field, a wide variety of documents are created that require translation: on-screen messages, information about the programme and platform on the company's website, translation of technical manuals , etc...
03/11/2021
Translation
It is true that any kind of translation requires great precision . However, when it comes to pharmaceutical translation, we are entering a particularly sensitive area. Since it is directly related to health, the room for mistakes is practically zero . The consequences of mistranslation could be very serious. [TOC] 1. What is a pharmaceutical translation? When we talk about pharmaceutical...